All states have guardianship laws (sometimes known as conservator laws) to protect adults who are unable to make decisions for themselves, such as medical treatment and financial decisions More →
NYCEAC staff are available to provide assistance to professionals interested in developing a multidisciplinary in their community, including providing information on how to present cases; team protocol development; team membership development; case identification; tracking cases; and other issues. NYCEAC currently coordinates the MDT Peer Leadership Group, a monthly meeting with professionals from the five boroughs and Duchess County to help strengthen existing teams and support nascent ones. In addition, NYCEAC partners have helped Westchester County launch an MDT there. For more information, NYCEAC’s Elder Abuse Prevention Specialist/MDT Coordinator, Peg Horan, LMSW, at email@example.com or at (212) 746-7211.